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Salmon Melt RS

5 Ingredients or Less: Salmon Melts

Our Salmon Melt recipe is perfect for those busy nights where you only have a few minutes to get dinner on the table. And with only five ingredients (not including pepper), you can be sure that it's affordable, too. Salmon Melts Servings: 4 Ingredients: - 1 can (6 ounces) pink salmon, drained - 1/4 cup celery, chopped - 1/...

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All About Cauliflower

Through my young daughter's eyes, cauliflower is simply "white broccoli" when it shows up at the dinner table. While both of these vegetables are in the same family of plants, cauliflower can truly shine on its own. Plus, cauliflower can be found in purple and orange, too! Cauliflower is also having a trendy moment, and is used in many recipes in place of potatoes or other starchier items (thin...

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5 Ingredients or Less: Stuffed Potatoes!

So many of our favorite recipes here at Illinois Nutrition Education Programs are few in ingredients and big on flavor! Our Stuffed Potatoes recipe definitely falls into this category. It has been a favorite around the office! While the recipe calls for diced ham, you can choose another cooked meat (ground beef, chopped turkey, etc.) or your favorite vegetable instead -- depending on what's availa...

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Hearty Beef Vegetable Soup

Five Ingredients Or Less: Hearty Vegetable Beef Soup

A new feature we'd like to highlight each month: tasty, nutritious recipes that only have five ingredients* or less! These recipes are great for families and need fewer items stocked in the kitchen. Our first recipe to highlight is the perfect way to warm up on those cold winter nights: Hearty Vegetable Beef Soup! Try it out and let us know what you think on our...

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Yes, You Can! (Use Canned Fruits & Veggies This Winter)

Winter in Illinois can mean spending more money at the store for fresh fruits and vegetables. One way to save the budget is to include more canned items in your diet! Canned fruits and vegetables are full of nutrition and flavor and can be used in many of your favorite dishes. You can use them year-round, too, and many of our recipes have both canned and fresh options. - Our Favorite Wa...

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